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How to Make Almond Butter

How to Make Almond Butter

Although I spent my childhood in the United States, it wasn’t until I lived in England that I learned to eat peanut butter and jam/jelly. It is OK to admit that my undergraduate days consisted of a wee bit of overindulgence in a certain amber nectar? And, is it OK to admit that those particular overindulgences occasionally left me feeling a bit worse for wear in the morning? Yes? Whew! I thought you might bail … Read entire article »

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Been to California…

Been to California…

Yep, it’s true. I’ve been indulging in the delights of sunshine and delicious produce like heirloom tomatoes and avocados. Since it’s the middle of winter here and summer there, I couldn’t stop eating salad in the first two days. It’s just made me all the more impatient in waiting for our season to begin. I also tasted a whole lot of fruit. The tasting stations are so generous at the farmer’s markets over there that you … Read entire article »

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Caveman Biscuits

Caveman Biscuits

While I’m not going to pretend that I have any sort of deep understanding of the Paleo Diet, I am interested in how people are trying to regain healthy lives by looking to what is or has been natural for our bodies. I am always searching for naturally sweetened desserts and snacks for my son so he feels like he is getting a treat and I feel happy he will not be doped up on … Read entire article »

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Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

We’ve just had Halloween which used to be one of my favourite holidays as a child in the United States. Although the roots of the event lie in Ireland, North Americans have taken to idea and run with it. From the beginning of October lots of spooky and fun things start appearing in shops, on TV, in the press and pretty much everywhere. Since Halloween coincides with autumn harvests, there are lots of lovely veggies … Read entire article »

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Rebaked Potatoes: guestposted by Ex Libris of Little Big

Rebaked Potatoes: guestposted by Ex Libris of Little Big

Hello, there! My name is Carrie Anne but I go by Ex Libris or Little Big elsewhere on the internet. I’m a librarian who loves to cook and spend time with my husband, young daughter, and three misbehaving cats. I’m not exaggerating about the cats. They’re assholes. I have a blog called Little Big where I write about my life. Before the blog I was very active on Flickr and that’s where I met Marie. It feels … Read entire article »

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